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, Volume 75, Issue 6, pp 1065–1069 | Cite as

Towards using molecular ions as qubits: Femtosecond control of molecular fragmentation with multiple knobs

  • Tapas Goswami
  • Dipak K. Das
  • Debabrata GoswamiEmail author
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Abstract

Non-resonant molecular fragmentation of n-propyl benzene with femtosecond laser pulses is dependent on the phase and polarization characteristics of the laser. We find that the effect of the chirp and polarization of the femtosecond pulse when applied simultaneously is mutually independent of each other, which makes chirp and polarization as useful ‘logic’ implementing knobs.

Keywords

Multiphoton ionization frequency chirp polarization 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tapas Goswami
    • 1
  • Dipak K. Das
    • 1
  • Debabrata Goswami
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryIndian Institute of TechnologyKanpurIndia

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